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Post by Stanley » 11 Oct 2018, 02:23

You've got it Gloria!
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 11 Oct 2018, 04:09

Here is the story of the Craven heifer, courtesy of Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craven_Heifer

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Post by Tizer » 12 Oct 2018, 08:57

For removing a car's oil filter?

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Stanley » 13 Oct 2018, 02:00

I can see why you guessed that Tiz. Sorry, much older than that. Clue, it's made of bronze.
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Post by chinatyke » 13 Oct 2018, 03:00

It has a nautical link if I remember correctly. And that is a clue!

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Post by Stanley » 13 Oct 2018, 05:12

Good memory China, you're on it. Let's see how the others are at memory tests!
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by plaques » 13 Oct 2018, 07:07

It was the pull chain on Titanic's ships bell that was recovered as a keepsake just before it went Glug, glug, off the Scottish coast.

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Post by Tizer » 13 Oct 2018, 08:37

Off the Scottish coast? That must be a different Titanic to the one I know about! :smile:

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Post by plaques » 13 Oct 2018, 11:21

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Off the Scottish coast?
I was using the same kind of terminology you get in sales adverts-- Up to 50% off. which is anything as little as 1% to a max of 50%. My 'off' can mean anything up to 2000 miles. I may have been wrong with the name it could have been the Olympic, but that's another conspiracy theory. Olympic.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Stanley » 14 Oct 2018, 02:42

You're ever so close P! If nobody gets it I'll do the reveal tomorrow....
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Stanley » 15 Oct 2018, 03:08

It's a piece of bronze chain that ran inside a pipe from the bridge to the engine room and connected the 'telegraph' for issuing orders for engine speed on the bridge to the repeater in the engine room. It came off a Liberty Ship that sank off the Isle of Skye during the war.
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 15 Oct 2018, 03:33

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This object is made for a special and very useful purpose. What is its purpose?

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Stanley » 15 Oct 2018, 05:05

That looks like a sucker on the bottom so is it for attaching to a smooth surface like glass or a fridge door? It looks as though it's meant to attract attention to something but that's as far as I have got China.....
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Wendyf » 15 Oct 2018, 06:13

No idea what it is but I like it! :laugh5:

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Post by Bodger » 15 Oct 2018, 07:22

Homing decoy transmitter for bee hives

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Gloria » 15 Oct 2018, 07:26

A bottle stopper??
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by plaques » 15 Oct 2018, 08:06

Strategically placed on the base of a bath it stops you sliding about.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 15 Oct 2018, 08:57

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That looks like a sucker on the bottom so is it for attaching to a smooth surface like glass or a fridge door? It looks as though it's meant to attract attention to something but that's as far as I have got China.....
Yes, that's a sucker on the base but not for a fridge door. You wouldn't have needed one of these 10 years ago.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Tizer » 15 Oct 2018, 09:14

A mini Bluetooth speaker?

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 15 Oct 2018, 12:46

No, sorry, Tiz.

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Post by Stanley » 16 Oct 2018, 02:29

Now you have me puzzling as to what happened inside the last ten years!
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by plaques » 16 Oct 2018, 07:53

You stick it on your smart phone and when it vibrates it giggles about and lights up. If this is wrong it will be right next week.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 16 Oct 2018, 10:55

Near enough P. Well done. :good: It is just a support for hands free operation of a smart phone when video calling.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by plaques » 16 Oct 2018, 11:37

Well I never! I would never have thought of that in a month of sundays. I haven't got a smart phone and nobody wants to talk to me anyhow.

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